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Announcements / Problems with the wiki
« on: November 29, 2018, 01:08:00 pm »
Some of you may have noticed that the wiki has suddenly become very slow responding. The reason for this problem is still unknown, and the good folks at LearnNavi have been looking into it as well. We have come to the conclusion that there is some sort of low-level problem with the wiki that is best fixed with a software update. Sometime over the weekend of December 1st/2nd, I am going to try and upgrade the wiki. This may be simple; it may be very complicated. Stay tuned for future information about this upgrade. Also feel free to ask questions here, or PM me.

Announcements / Thank you!
« on: February 22, 2018, 01:54:16 am »
Thank you, everyone who has marked spam posts as spam. That cleans up the board for everyone and also makes my job easier :)

Announcements / Can anyone translate?
« on: December 07, 2017, 02:27:11 pm »
Can anyone here translate the previous topic, which appears to be in Russian?

Kirimvose/Athchomar san yeraan

Announcements / David Peterson presents at Silicon Valley ComiCon
« on: March 18, 2016, 01:36:42 am »
David Peterson, along with Britton Watkins and Josh Feldman are giving a panel on Sunday, March 20th, 11 AM, at the Silicon Valley ComiCon. The panel, entitled "The Art of Creating Languages for Sci-fi and Fantasy" will feature some footage from the upcoming new film 'Conlanging'. This film features Jason Momoa!

I am trying to make arrangements to attend, but am not sure yet if I will be able to make it.

Announcements / Another language study
« on: February 11, 2016, 01:24:00 am »
If you are interested, here is another study survey being done on constructed languages. Although you could answer for Dothraki or Valyrian, you can also answer for your own constructed language, if any. Be forewarned though: A modest amount of linguistic terminology is used in the survey. If you are good at either Dothraki or any Valyrian language, you shouldn't have any trouble with it.

Announcements / Haiku time!
« on: January 24, 2016, 11:02:22 pm »
DAvid Peterson is running his annual Dothraki/High Valyrian hiaku contest on his blog!

I hope see some additioanl entries, especially in Dothraki!

Announcements / Congratulations David and Erin on the new baby!
« on: December 06, 2015, 10:22:36 pm »
Meridian Victoria Peterson came into the world on December 4th, 2015!  9 pounds, 3 ounces (4.18 kg), length 19.5 inches (49.53 cm) The baby was born Cesearian section shortly after noon. C-section was chosen, not because of any issues, but as David put it, "The baby was too healthy. It was huge!". Mam, Dad and Baby are all doing well!

Announcements / Site outage July 13-14, 2015
« on: July 15, 2015, 01:37:16 pm »
There was an outage of the Tongues of Ice and Fire site caused by an expired domain name. Thanks to some fast work on the part of site sponsors., (and specifically Marki, A.K.A. Toruk Makto) the expiration was quickly identified and fixed, and the site restored!

Beginners / Conversations in Valyrian
« on: May 17, 2015, 11:01:20 pm »
This is a thread to converse in Valyrian!

Since there are several dialects of Valyrian in use/being developed, but High Valyrian is the predominant dialect, please note at the beginning of your post what dialect you are using, if it isn't High Valyrian. If could be as simple as, say AV for Astapori Valyrian.

Use curly braces {  } to denote untranslatable words.

Optional, but strongly encouraged: Please provide an English (or other language) translation of what you wrote. As there is no desc or spoiler BBcode tag available on this board (I am looking into the reason why), you will have to put the English text a few lines below the Valyrian text.

Let the conversation begin!

Many of you know that Dothraki and Valyrian language creator David Peterson was working on a book on language creation. Well, the book is now available for pre-order. Follow the link below for more information. And if you help spread the word about the book, you might get your name used to coin a word in one of David's TV/film conlangs! (David loves to coin words from people's names.)

Here's the link to the book publisher's page:

Announcements / Three interesting articles
« on: January 18, 2015, 11:54:12 pm »

Announcements / Vitteqoyi Davra!
« on: December 24, 2014, 06:52:58 pm »
Vitteqoyi davra or 'nice feast' to all users of the 'Tongues of Ice and Fire' site from Hrakkar!

Announcements / 'Wired' podcast on Klingon and Dothraki
« on: October 05, 2014, 09:59:37 pm »
Here's a long (90 minutes), but very interesting podcast by noted Klingonist and founder of the Klingon Language Institute, Lawrence M. Schoen, and our very own David Peterson. Much ground is covered on the backgrounds of both languages. gets a nice shout-out as well!

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